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Thursday
Mar052009

Indonesian police clamp down on illegal wildlife traders

Indonesian police have lauched raids at ports, airports and major cities in an ongoing crack down on illegal wildlife traffickers, reports the Jakarta Post

Police chasing traders of endangered species
Jakarta Post
5 March 2009


The National Police have deployed their rapid reaction brigade (SPORC) to hunt down members of syndicates involved in the trade and collection of endangered species in the country, following the arrests in Jakarta last week of five such traders.

More at: http://old.thejakartapost.com/detailnational.asp?fileid=20090304.H32&irec=9

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